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Label : Top Attraction

Tags : Lake

Timings : 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
The boating here is only available until sunset and the peak time here is around 4:00 PM.

Time Required : 1-2 hrs

Boating Charges : Row Boat (maximum 7 people): INR 250 for half hour and INR 500 for one hour
Paddle Boat (maximum 6 people): INR 440 for one hour

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Venna Lake, Mahabaleshwar Overview

Venna Lake is a scenic manmade lake in Mahabaleshwar. The lake offers rowboats, and paddleboats ride to the visitors and hence is usually very crowded. There is horse riding and rides for children such as merry go round and the toy train. There are a number of eateries around the lake famous for street food like corn, bhelpuri and fresh fruits like mulberries, strawberries and carrots.

Venna Lake was built by Shri Appasaheb Maharaj who was the ruler of Satara and a descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, in 1942. The lake is spread over an area of 28 acres with a periphery of 7 to 8 km. It was initially built with the aim of catering to the water needs of the city of Mahabaleshwar.

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How to Reach Venna Lake

Venna Lake lies at a distance of 2 km from the market of Mahabaleshwar. You can hire a taxi from here up to the lake. The ride will cost somewhere around INR 80 to INR 100. The ST Bus Stand is also located at a distance of about 2 km from the Lake. Due to its favourable location, most tour operators include Venna Lake in the itineraries. You can even request your private vehicle drivers to take a halt at this picturesque lake while visiting Mahabaleshwar.

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Salman Qureshi

on Venna Lake 6 years ago
Lovely place to be if u love fishing.Cool breezes and the view is beautiful especially during sunset

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